This teacher and counselor activity guide supplements the Why is He Spreading Rumors about Me? chapter book, a gripping and thought-provoking tale about the emotional toll a false rumor has on middle school students. Relatable situations and helpful strategies for coping with rumors and gossip are described in depth. The guide pairs text from the story with probing questions and group activities to further engage students with the content and encourage spirited discussions about why and how rumors spread, the shame and alienation victims of false rumors can experience, and the true meaning of friendship. After reading the story and completing the activities, students of all ages will be empowered to stop or ignore hurtful rumors about others, speak up for themselves when they are the target of hurtful gossip, and develop friendships that are based on trust and mutual respect. Why is He Spreading Rumors about Me? Teacher and Counselor Activity Guide is the sixth title in the powerful Navigating Friendship series by school counselor and award-winning author Jennifer Licate. The series features chapter books and supplemental activity guides that equip middle school students with the skills they need to successfully cope with changing friendships, advocate for themselves, and get along with others. The series includes Why is Drama Always Following Me?, My Anxiety is Messing Things Up, He's Not Just Teasing!, I Lost My BFF, and Am I Weird?
Author: Jennifer Licate Publisher: Boys Town Press Published: 10/04/2022 Pages: 51 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.45lbs Size: 10.71h x 8.19w x 0.16d ISBN: 9780938510697